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Archives & Pits

The Ceramic History Society archives are not quite where you would expect them, in a building shared by Imerys (the company that currently operates the working mines) staff gym on the site of a disused pit. There are rooms upon […]

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Wheal Martyn

I took the trail from Eden around Carclaze and over to Wheal Martyn, this trail skirts round three pits Carclaze, Baal and the mica dams. The ‘sky’ tip sits above Carclaze and can be seen from Baal and Mica – […]

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Sky Tip

‘Sky-tip’ my first sighting of the mines, rising up beyond the horizon. It emerges from the ground as a pyramid, one of many that once gave the name of the ‘Cornish alps’ to St Austell. Following the clay trail from […]

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Fortune Tellers

Documenting the making of ‘Fortune Tellers’, a data driven interactive sound sculpture created for the MoCA Shanghai Pavilion – Courtesy of the AN Travel Bursary for extraordinary and inspirational research

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Think, Question, Print

A blog documenting the progress of my project funded by an A-N Professional Development Bursary.

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White Rock

Research trip to the Wheal Martyn Museum & the white alps of St Austell, 2016.

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Movement & Gestures at SGCI, Portland

During the first day of scheduled ‘Projects and Demonstrations’ at SGCI, myself and artist Sarah Jane Lawton, based at East London Printmakers, presented our collaborative print project ‘Movement & Gestures’. Our printmaking intervention presented an opportunity for participants to make […]

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Fotofest and me

In 2016 I was awarded an AN Travel Bursary to go to Fotofest: one of the oldest Photography Biennials in the world. The outcome was new friendships, new contacts and a whole new comprehension about the inner workings of the museum world.

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Professional Development Bursary Blog

  I am so grateful for a-n for awarding me the a-n professional development bursary. This is a great help towards taking my practice to the next stage. My practice explores the in between areas of fact and imaginary, still […]

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SGCI Printmaking Conference Highlights

During the SGCI conference, some exceptional printmaking was exhibited in spaces and galleries around Portland.  A personal highlight for me was seeing the outstanding experimental letterpress work of John Risseeuw, who received this years’ SGCI Printmaker Emeritus Award. His work, […]

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“Sound Scape” 2016 – a-n Professional Development Bursary 2016

I was delighted to hear I had been awarded an a-n Professional Development Bursary as I had already started on my project “Sound Scape” a collaboration between myself and Julia Harding, musician and composer for this work and this will provide the wherewithal to […]

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R & D

Research & Development – Reading & Dialogue – Reaction & Direction – Courtesy of an AN Professional Development Bursary 2016

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Primary research trips to Scotland and The Netherlands

Primary is an artist-led space in Nottingham. Through the A-N Go & See bursary, we went to visit artist-led spaces and arts venues in Scotland and the Netherlands to learn about different organisational models, approaches to public programming and supporting artists.

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The Next Stage

A-N Professional Development Bursary – Diary and reflections of what I will be doing and have done. My career seems to be at a crucial juncture – I am ‘here’ but want to be ‘there’. I have achieved ‘this’ and now I want to achieve ‘that’: I want to move on to the Next Stage.

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AWAY FROM HOME

3 days in Berwick-upon-Tweed for an a-n writing bursary, what a gift. Away from home offers a different perspective on everything – a critical adventure free from everyday responsibilities. Pushed into survival mode living out of the back of a […]

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The Buffer Zone

The Buffer Zone tracks a new thematic collaboration between Megan Calver, Susie David and Gabrielle Hoad at Dawlish Warren. We will use our a-n Professional Development Bursary to develop new work and documentation to support future applications for funding and commissions.

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Then & Now

Outdoors performance piece set within the excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound

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